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IN-CLASS ESSAY:
You need to come to class prepared to write a well-organized, 4-paragraph literary analysis essay with 2 3-chunk body paragraphs on The Odyssey. This will be an in-class write. You will only have 50 minutes to write your essay. Make sure you thoroughly answer the prompt, and that you do not drift off on side topics. Be sure to prepare for your paragraphs, as you will only have 50 minutes total to complete the essay.

Your tools will include: The Pre-writing worksheet you made in class and the use of a dictionary/thesaurus as needed. The Pre-writing worksheet will be turned in with the completed paragraph.

Requirements: Write a 4-paragraph essay with an introduction, 2 3-chunk body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Use literary devices to bring your writing to life. Choose significant quotes to justify your thesis, and critically and specifically analyze your quotes with insightful commentary. Below is a GENERAL FORMAT as a guideline. You may use your own transition words, and add more CM as needed.

INTRODUCTION
▪ Hook
▪ Lead in
▪ Lead in
▪ Lead in
▪ Thesis Statement
▪ Topic Sentence
▪ For example, lead in to quote
▪ (THINK: This shows that…)
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ In addition, lead in to quote
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ Finally, lead in to quote
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ Concluding Sentence.
▪ Topic Sentence
▪ First, lead in to quote
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ Second, lead in to quote
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ Third, lead in to quote
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ (This shows that…)
▪ Concluding Sentence.
CONCLUSION
▪ Thesis restated
▪ Summarizing sentence
▪ Summarizing sentence
▪ Summarizing sentence
▪ Hook restated

THE PROMPT: Has Odysseus learned anything...
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